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Notice Summary

Title:
Ireland-Dublin: Provision of Update, Maintenance and Development/Re-development of Websites, Apps and Associated Services
Document Ref:
510765-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
National Transport Authority
Date Published:
29 October 2019
Deadline Date:
22 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

The NTA requires a digital or website supplier to manage, maintain, enhance and further develop/redevelop a number of national public transport based websites, including, but not limited to:— http://www.transportforireland.iehttp://www.leapcard.ie (functional eCommerce site which includes account management),— about.leapcard.ie (non-functional information site),— http://www.nationaltransport.iehttp://www.busconnects.iehttp://www.locallink.iehttp://www.activetravellogger.iehttp://www.smartertravelworkplaces.ie (incorporating http://www.smartertravelcampus.ie)— http://www.cyclemanual.ieOver the years the number of platforms these site have been developed on, differ. As such the authority is seeking a supplier to provide a new content management system(s) to maintain all of the sites. This will improve the authority’s ability to manage and efficiently update and disseminate content. It is envisaged by having one provider and system(s) will reduce the complexity of managing, maintaining and supporting system(s).

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

National Transport Authority

N/A

Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane

Dublin 2

D02 WT20

IE

Contact person: Mark Bradwell

Telephone: +353 1-8798300

E-mail: procurement@nationaltransport.ie

Fax: +353 1-8798333

NUTS: IE061

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://nationaltransport.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1149

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=156106&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=156106&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Other: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Update, Maintenance and Development/Re-development of Websites, Apps and Associated Services

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The NTA requires a digital or website supplier to manage, maintain, enhance and further develop/redevelop a number of national public transport based websites, including, but not limited to:

http://www.transportforireland.ie

http://www.leapcard.ie (functional eCommerce site which includes account management),

— about.leapcard.ie (non-functional information site),

http://www.nationaltransport.ie

http://www.busconnects.ie

http://www.locallink.ie

http://www.activetravellogger.ie

http://www.smartertravelworkplaces.ie (incorporating http://www.smartertravelcampus.ie)

http://www.cyclemanual.ie

Over the years the number of platforms these site have been developed on, differ. As such the authority is seeking a supplier to provide a new content management system(s) to maintain all of the sites. This will improve the authority’s ability to manage and efficiently update and disseminate content. It is envisaged by having one provider and system(s) will reduce the complexity of managing, maintaining and supporting system(s).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72212200

72410000

72413000

72415000

72416000

72420000

72421000

72422000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

IE0

Main site or place of performance:

Ireland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The NTA requires a digital or website supplier to manage, maintain, enhance and further develop/ redevelop a number of national public transport based websites, including, but not limited to:

http://www.transportforireland.ie

http://www.leapcard.ie (functional eCommerce site which includes account management),

— about.leapcard.ie (non-functional information site),

http://www.nationaltransport.ie

http://www.busconnects.ie

http://www.locallink.ie

http://www.activetravellogger.ie

http://www.smartertravelworkplaces.ie (incorporating http://www.smartertravelcampus.ie)

http://www.cyclemanual.ie

Over the years the number of platforms these site have been developed on, differ. As such the authority is seeking a supplier to provide a new content management system(s) to maintain all of the sites. This will improve the authority’s ability to manage and efficiently update and disseminate content. It is envisaged by having one provider and system(s) will reduce the complexity of managing, maintaining and supporting system(s).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years. If the services provided are deemed to be satisfactory the contract may be renewed once by the authority, at its sole discretion, with the renewal being for a period up to 12 months.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Dependent on the number of compliant submissions received, the authority intends to invite up to 5 candidates, (subject to the quality of the candidates being acceptable) for inclusion onto the tender shortlist.

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As set out in the procurement documents.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Will be set out at invitation to tender stage.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 13/08/2020

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.

Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate or tax clearance statement from the revenue commissioners in Ireland. The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted. Refer to procurement documents for further information.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of Ireland

Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay

Dublin

D7

IE

Telephone: +353 18886000

E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie

Fax: +353 18886125

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.courts.ie

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in S.I. No 130/2010 European Communities (Public Authorities' Contracts) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

24/10/2019

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